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Hot Hits

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020
Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.

Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 22 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

NSO Pops: Game ON!

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020
Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 17 – 19
Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.

Washington Performing Arts: Kian Soltani

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020
He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
A visually inventive staging set against a fantastical starry night, dominated by oversized storybooks, clocks, and constellations.

NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1
Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.

Spotlights

A Christmas Carol

Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29

The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

NSO: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22

National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

Strathmore
Dec. 21 – 22

WNO: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
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